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us: Benson, Ezra Taft


  • [Wikipedia, website viewed July 30, 2014] (Ezra Taft Benson; b. Aug 4, 1899, Whitney, Idaho; d. May 30, 1994, Salt Lake City, Utah; religious leader; President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, November 10, 1985-May 30, 1994; Quorom of the Twelve Apostles, October 7, 1948-November 10, 1985; United States Secretary of Agriculture, January 21, 1953-January 20, 1961; Began academic career at Utah State Agricultural College; farmer; LDS Mission in Britain from 1921-1923; BA, Brigham Young University, 1926; MA, Iowa State University; did preliminary work on a doctorate that was never completed at University of California at Berkeley; agricultural extension agent for Oneida County, Idaho; later moved to Boise, Idaho and was connected with the University of Idaho extension service; moved to Washington, D.C. to become Executive Secretary of the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives)

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    • found: U.S. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture and Forestry. Ezra Taft Benson, Secretary of Agriculture ... 1953
    • found: Gibbons, F.M. Ezra Taft Benson, 1996: CIP t.p. (Ezra Taft Benson) pub. info. (b. Aug. 4, 1899; d. May 30, 1994)
    • found: Info. converted from 678, 2012-10-02 (b. 1899)
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    • [Wikipedia, website viewed July 30, 2014] (Ezra Taft Benson; b. Aug 4, 1899, Whitney, Idaho; d. May 30, 1994, Salt Lake City, Utah; religious leader; President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, November 10, 1985-May 30, 1994; Quorom of the Twelve Apostles, October 7, 1948-November 10, 1985; United States Secretary of Agriculture, January 21, 1953-January 20, 1961; Began academic career at Utah State Agricultural College; farmer; LDS Mission in Britain from 1921-1923; BA, Brigham Young University, 1926; MA, Iowa State University; did preliminary work on a doctorate that was never completed at University of California at Berkeley; agricultural extension agent for Oneida County, Idaho; later moved to Boise, Idaho and was connected with the University of Idaho extension service; moved to Washington, D.C. to become Executive Secretary of the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives)
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